Do high-threat life events really provoke the onset of psychiatric disorder in children?

@article{Sandberg2001DoHL,
  title={Do high-threat life events really provoke the onset of psychiatric disorder in children?},
  author={Seija Sandberg and Michael D. Rutter and Andrew Pickles and David McGuinness and Adrian Angold},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={523-32}
}
Studies on adults have suggested important effects of stressful life events in provoking onset of psychiatric disorder. Only a few comparable studies on children exist, and their results are inconsistent in relation to definite timing effects. Meeting some important methodological challenges overlooked in the past research, this study set out to examine whether the onset of psychiatric disorder in children was more likely to occur shortly after a severe event, as compared with other times. The… CONTINUE READING

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